Friday, Dec. 20

Takoma Park Police Department Breakfast with Santa, Takoma Bev Co., 6917 Laurel Ave. 8–11 a.m.

El’s Hearts Alive Show and Reception, Things from Egypt and Beyond, 7002 Carroll Ave., 6–8 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 21

Songs of the Season, Takoma Park Seventh Day Adventist Church, 6951 Carroll Ave., 9 a.m.–noon

Stress Free Living, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 1:30–3 p.m.

Global Silent Minute, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Carpe Diem-Revels Family Community Sing, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll Ave., 6:30–8:30 p.m.

The Loose Ends Holiday Party, Silver Strings Restaurant and Bar, 9630 Colesville Rd., 8–11 p.m.

Holiday Party Featuring Valentine Slim, Takoma Park VFW “Hell’s Bottom,” 6420 Orchard Ave., 8–11 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 22

Mars Williams Presents An Albert Ayler Xmas, Rhizome, 6950 Maple St., N.W., 3–4 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 25

Christmas Day

Friday, Dec. 27

DC Blues Society’s 4th Friday Happy Hour, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 6:30–9:30 p.m.

Illustration from FiveStone Church

Mike Diegel